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Who was Washington irving named after?

Washington Irving was named after George Washington. He was born on  April 3, 1783, which was the same week the residents of New York  City learned of the end of the Revolut (MORE)

Was Washington irving ever married?

No, He was engaged to Matilda Hoffmann who died at age 17. He never married or became engaged again.
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Compare and contrast Washington irving an Nathaniel Hawthorne?

Both are male American authors writing in the Romantic era in the New England region of America. Their main difference is stylistic: Irving specialized in shorter stories abou (MORE)

How many sisters did Washington irving have?

Washington Irving had 3 sisters named Ann, Catherine, and Sarah.  Washington had 6 brothers but some of them had died when they were  young. Washington was the youngest in t (MORE)

What writing techniques did Washington Irving use?

One of the most successful American writers in the colonies,  Washington Irving's stories had a very distinct European style. He  was a master of stylized prose with a stron (MORE)

What is Washington irving real name?

Washington Irving is his real name, But his pin name was Diedrich Knickerbocker. It is also said that he has another pin name which is Geoffrey Crayon, Gent.
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Short story of Rip Van Winkle by Irving Washington?

â??Rip Van Winkleâ?? is a short story by Irving Washington and is  based on local history though it is rooted in the myths and legends  of Europe. Rip is a simple-minded s (MORE)